Mice | Cats | |
---|---|---|
Peak input resistance (MΩ) | 3.7 ± 1.7 (1.3–7.2)^{***} | 1.4 ± 0.6 (0.5–2.6)^{a} |
n = 37 | n = 45 | |
Plateau input resistance (MΩ) | 3.1 ± 1.6 (0.9–6.4)^{***} | 1.1 ± 0.5 (0.4–2.5)^{a} |
n = 37 | n = 45 | |
Sag ratio | 1.2 ± 0.1 (1.0–1.7) | 1.4 ± 0.2 (1.0–1.9)^{a} |
n = 37 | n = 45 | |
Membrane time constant | 2.5 ± 1.0 (0.5–4.0)^{***} | 7.0 ± 1.5 (3.9–14.3)^{b} |
n = 35 | n = 84 | |
Electrotonic length | 1.4 ± 0.2 (0.9–1.8) | 1.53 ± 0.29 (1.1–2.5)^{c} |
n = 33 | n = 25 | |
Cell capacitance (nF) | 1.2 ± 0.6 (0.2–2.4)^{***} | 9.6 ± 3.9 (5.5–14.9)^{d} |
n = 33 | n = 95 | |
Resonance quality | 1.2 ± 0.2 (1.04–1.64) | 1.3 ± 0.2 (1.1–1.7)^{a} |
n = 23 | n = 39 | |
Resonance frequency (Hz) | 17 ± 6 (7–30)^{***} | 11 ± 3 (6–20)^{a} |
n = 23 | n = 39 |
↵Values in the cells are mean ± SD, with the range in parentheses, and the number of motoneurons. Asterisks indicate statistically significant differences (***p < 0.001) with cat motoneuron data (calculated using a one-tailed Student's t test).
↵^{b}Pooled data across physiological types from Zengel et al. (1985).
↵^{c}Pooled data across physiological types from Burke and ten Bruggencate (1971).